Corey Crawford ‘devastated’ earlier than Devils deal
The Devils bought higher in internet on Friday, signing two-time Stanley Cup-winning goaltender Corey Crawford to a two-year contract.
Crawford, the Blackhawks’ starter since 2010, will earn a mean of $3.9 million, the staff introduced, and is predicted to separate time with younger netminder Mackenzie Blackwood.
“It’s a gaggle that I really feel actually assured in going to and assist them win video games,” Crawford told reporters on Saturday. “It’s an underrated staff… I used to be fairly devastated to get the information about not returning to Chicago. That’s all I’ve identified in my profession… It became pleasure. I talked to [the Devils] probably the most. It’s an up and coming staff.”
The 35-year-old Crawford replaces Corey Schneider, who the team bought out earlier in the week. He leaves the Blackhawks third in franchise historical past in wins with 260, their chief in playoff wins with 52 and the one goalie to win a couple of Stanley Cup (2013 and ’15) .
Blackwood, 23, went 22-14-8 with a good .915 save share final season with the Devils, who didn’t qualify for the playoffs.